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Old 09-04-2006, 08:08 AM   #1
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Supercharger or Turbocharger

I see alot of people talking about Tom's turbokit. I see that Tom has retired now, but am wondering if I should invest in a turbocharger or a supercharger. Anyone have some suggestions for me.



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Old 09-04-2006, 09:43 AM   #2
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Start reading around the forums and look up kits from jackson, procharger, powerworks, rousch....etc There are a ton of threads on which one is better turbo or sc. Use your search option.
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Tom likes to suggest HiBoost. Some one here has installed one successfully and has no complaints at all.

Dynoed the Hiboost!!!
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Thanks for the tips. I have read several of the threads and there is alot of information spread over a large area. Just wanted to get some fresh feedback. Thanks.
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Old 09-06-2006, 06:42 PM   #5
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Turbo Turbo Turbo!!! No question!

Watch the vids of SC Foci and then watch the turbo foci...
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It all depends on what YOUR power goals are.

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